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Sampurna

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Singel 498, 1017 AX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
0642742724
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Tampere
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the expected highlights of our visit was to try the traditional indonesian rijstafel, and we selected Sampurna for this meal. There were three choices for this meal plus one vegetarian option in the meny. We let the waiter know that we are not accustomed to hot food and thus he recommended the most expensive rijstafel, in which the... More 

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Jakarta
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As Indonesians, it always tempting to taste our own food when travel abroad. We order rijsttafel sets and find that they were perfectly cooked as they should be in the home country. The excellent tea choices should alsoa be credited, but they are not from Indonesia.... :)

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Santa Barbara, California
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for lunch and there was a choice of several plates known as Rijsttafel. It was really good: several small dishes with flavors of coconut and spices from Indonesia served with steamed rice. I also asked them if they had an extra spicy sauce and was given two additional sauces, one of them which had a great bite. The... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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1,069 reviews
683 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had the Rijssttafel and it was the best meal we had during our entire trip! The flavors were amazing and the depth of spice was stunning. Make sure to have a reservation or you will not get into the place.

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bath
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to Blauw Indonesian restaurant the night before and loved it, we decided to choose this restaurant because it was highly rated and very near the flower market where we happened to be at lunchtime. The place was almost empty and lacked atmosphere, but we ploughed on and order the rijstafel again. The food was fine, but not sensational,... More 

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Trieste, Italy
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is placed next to the flowers market so in the town center. The food was very good and not expensive at all. Unfortunately they do not have baby chair and a place where babies can be changed. Anyway they are very friendly. I suggest it.

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Thank Barbaramarzo1972
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after reading about it online, got the Kuning Rijsttafel. There was loads of food, all of it absolutely delicious, just as good as the Rijsttafel I had in Indonesia. Staff were friendly and it was a decent price considering the central location.

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Thank Boingaroo
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the "rice table" for one for 26 euros and the amount of food they brought out was amazing. The sate was maybe the best I have every had (three different kinds, 6 skewers altogetherr) and the other dishes were good, but not as outstanding at the sate. I could only eat half (though the couple sitting next to... More 

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Basel
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went without a reservation and the staff were happy to accommodate us letting us know we had 2 hours in which to eat our dinner. The food came quite fast, and was delicious! Do remember when they say spicy, they mean spicy! So order some water sit back and enjoy their friendly service and delicious food!

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Thank NazarethBasel
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful, quaint restaurant is all you need when visiting Amsterdam. Traditional rice tables served in a lovely atmosphere by a very kind and helpful team. You can choose the level of spice in these dishes and none of them will disappoint. My stepfather enjoyed it so much he wanted to come back the next day for lunch. There are... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$155
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Singel 498, 1017 AX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: 0642742724

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Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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